A Dog's Best Friend (1960)

Genres - Children's/Family, Crime  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this children's drama, an angry little boy is adopted by a ranching couple. The mean little tyke takes an immediate dislike to his new parents, but his life changes for the better when he finds a wounded German Shepherd that was especially trained by the Marines. The troubled youth begins spending all his time nursing the hurt animal. One day he discovers a gun that the dog had brought with him when he ran away from his master's house after his owner was murdered. The boy's life is jeopardized when he accidentally stumbles across the killer. Fortunately, the brave dog saves him by attacking the killer and making him drop the gun.

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rescue, adoption, anger, animal, animal-rescue, attack, boy, brat, couple, dog, fate, German-shepherd, house, killing, Marines, master [expert], murder, parent, ranch, training, weapons, wound [injury]